September 2019 (Page 5)


Simon is off to the Ageas

Somerset County Cricket Club's Head Groundsman, Simon Lee, is leaving the club at the end of the season after 20 years of service.

in Cricket - on 7/9/19


Managing seed supply

The summer of 2018 posed a challenge for turf managers throughout the UK and wider Europe. The prolonged dry and hot conditions, which went down as the...

in Turf & Grass Seed - on 7/9/19


Creative Lawn Stripe

This year’s winner of the Creative Lawn Stripe competition was announced this week. Last year's winner and this year's judge Keith Smith, said “the...

in Industry News - on 6/9/19


Steps to Tackle Plastic

Maxwell Amenity have launched new 10 L packaging sizes for both Maxwell SeaAction and Maxwell Bullet Phosphite with the primary of reducing plastic wastage...

in Industry News - on 6/9/19

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Jim Buttar appointed

The RFU has appointed Jim Buttar as Twickenham Stadium’s head groundsperson, a role he began on 2nd September.

in Rugby - on 6/9/19


FTM offers vital skills

BIGGA and Jacobsen have once again teamed up to provide twenty of their most ambitious members the opportunity to learn vital management skills that will...

in Golf - on 5/9/19


Success at RTM 19th show

The 19th show was held yesterday, at the RT Machinery premises in rural Buckinghamshire and received in excess of three hundred visitors - the largest...

in Industry News - on 5/9/19


Q&A with Scott Tingley

Scott Tingley - I wonder if Olivia Bowen could convince him to marry again?

in Football - on 5/9/19


Interview at Watford GC

Vicarage Road has been the home of Watford since 1922. It is an all-seater stadium with a current capacity of 20,900 following the completion of the new...

in Football - on 5/9/19

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Croke Park Turf Farm

Watch here how Croke Park's turf farm, in North Dublin developed from seed to first harvest this year, when the newly grown turf was laid in Croke Park...

in Rugby - on 4/9/19

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Gordon is Vice President

Former St Andrews Links Trust Director of Greenkeeping Gordon Moir has accepted the nomination to become vice president of the British and International...

in Golf - on 4/9/19

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1st at Royal Norwich

Royal Norwich Golf Club has already been benefitting from Toro machines as it builds its new golf course from scratch, but now course manager Peter Todd...

in Golf - on 4/9/19

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Renovated sports pitches

Newly refurbished state-of-the-art sports pitches at Illingworth Sports Club near Halifax were officially opened by Holly Lynch, MP for Halifax and Cllr...

in Football - on 3/9/19

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No.1 Court project

In this latest in-depth video interview with KSS Director, James Budd, we hear about the global design practice’s work on the new No.1 Court development...

in Tennis - on 3/9/19


Scratch up the thatch

Here is the latest blog from, a monthly blog offered by Brian Sandalls at Preston Nomads CC in Sussex. This month’s edition looks...

in Cricket - on 3/9/19


Doe acquires Bartram

Ernest Doe & Sons Ltd, the UK’s largest ground care, agricultural and construction dealer, has purchased Bartram Mowers

in Industry News - on 2/9/19

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GIS changes discussed

Transcript of Twitter chat with golf association leaders on changes to Golf Industry Show for 2020

in Industry News - on 2/9/19


FA Award Winners 2019

The Football Association's (FA) Groundsperson of the Year Awards is a nationwide competition for non-league football groundsman. The Awards recognise the...

in Industry News - on 1/9/19

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GXi8 21 greens in a day

Early last year, Wiedenmann’s Terra Spike GXi8 HD was shown on Twitter in full working mode, a cup of coffee balanced as it made its way across a green....

in Golf - on 1/9/19


September 2019 Diaries

September marks the beginning of autumn and, for the wild grass plant, a time for May’s flush of growth, June’s fluorescence of flowering and July’s...

in General Interest - on 1/9/19